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Guess the Mystery Celebrities…

Posted by Allan Ellenberger on Nov 30th, 2014
2014
Nov 30

MYSTERY CELEBRITIES

Can you guess the mystery couple??

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This should be easy, but…

…here are some clues to help:

  1. They appeared in more than a dozen films together throughout the 1920s and early 1930s.
  2. One of them won an Academy Award.
  3. There were rumors that they were lovers.
  4. There were also rumors that both were gay.
  5. Both were married to people in show business.
  6. One of them became the mayor of a California city.

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WHO ARE THEY? REPLY IN COMMENTS

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Robert Montgomery in the 1930 Census

Posted by Allan Ellenberger on Nov 28th, 2014
2014
Nov 28

1930 CENSUS

Robert Montgomery in the 1930 Census

 

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2815 North Beachwood Drive, Hollywood, California

HOLLYWOODLAND

Above with Montgomery standing in the doorway in 1930 and below as it looks today

(NOTE: The tree to the left in the picture above can be seen in the photo below)

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HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS:*

  • Robert Montgomery (head), 25. Born in New York / Profession is an Actor in Motion Pictures.
  • Elizabeth A. Montgomery, 25. Born in Kentucky / Housewife.
  • Angela E. Banfield (servant), 50. Born in Canada (arrived in US, 1907) / Servant for a Private Family.

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* Information includes relationship to head of household, age / place of birth (year of arrival in this country, if applicable) / occupation / industry.

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The preceding text is taken from my book, Celebrities in the 1930 Census (McFarland & Co., Inc., 2008). This directory provides an extensive listing of household information collected for over 2,265 famous or notorious individuals who were alive during the 1930 United States Census. Please note: The above photographs do not appear in the book.

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Gloria Swanson Fan Magazine Cover

Posted by Allan Ellenberger on Nov 3rd, 2014
2014
Nov 3

FAN MAGAZINE COVER

GLORIA SWANSON

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